August 21, 2014 3:20 AM ET

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Company Overview of Pearson Education, Inc.

Company Overview

Pearson Education, Inc. operates online platforms for students and educators. It provides educators with catalog and instructor resources; content, tools, and experiences to engage students; information, such as ‘getting started’ materials, customized handouts, presentations, and emails; learning materials that match their courses; online and blended learning solutions; college readiness solutions; support; and online, in-person, and national events. The company offers academic leaders and executives with institutional solutions, online solutions, workforce education, learning environments, and events. In addition, it provides students with a store for eBooks, textbooks, access codes, and st...

200 Old Tappan Road

Old Tappan, NJ 07675

United States

Phone:

201-767-5021

Fax:

201-785-2721

Key Executives for Pearson Education, Inc.

Vice President for Financial Product
President of Pearson Education School Group
Executive Vice President of Pearson School Companies
Executive Vice President of Higher Education Policy
Product Marketing Manager of Pearson Digital Learning
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pearson Education, Inc. Key Developments

Pearson Announces Publishing Distribution Agreement with Microsoft Press

Pearson has been selected by Microsoft as the official distributor of Microsoft Press products. Pearson has entered into an agreement, effective, April 1, 2014, to distribute print and digital Microsoft Press products globally. This most recent announcement adds Microsoft Press to a list of respected technology companies which have partnered with Pearson to deliver learning resources around the world. Microsoft Press will benefit from the established retailer relationships Pearson maintains both nationally and internationally, as well as translation rights and licensing programs in place. Additionally, Pearson and Microsoft Press will jointly create microsoftpressstore.com, also launching in April.

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